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Summary

The National Capital Planning Commission favors the development of a 10th Street Mall on the site proposed for the new National Air Museum building as part of a plan for development of southwest Washington. Their position throws into question the site for the new museum.

Subject

  • National Air and Space Museum
  • National Capital Planning Commission

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1956, p. 101

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1956

Topic

  • Architecture
  • Controversies
  • Facilities and Grounds
  • Buildings

Place

  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
  • Washington (D.C.)

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